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[GAMEPRO] Crysis 2 Engine Enlists with the U.S. Army for New Military Simulator

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The United States Army is funding what could the most realistic military simulator ever developed, and they're doing it with the same technology that powered Crysis 2.

The U.S. Army is spending $57 million on what's essentially the most realistic video game ever made. And they're using Crytek's CryEngine 3 technology to power the new combat simulator, which means soldiers will get an exclusive gaming experience that goes well beyond Crysis 2 or Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Crysis 2 Engine Enlists with the U.S. Army for New Military Simulator

The new Dismounted Soldier Training System (DSTS) from tech company Intelligent Decisions will enable U.S. soldiers, leaders, and units to train within a photorealistic video game environment that features real weather conditions, squad interactions, and advanced motion sensor technology for full 360-degree movement in-game. The Army will have 102 systems in place globally in January 2012.
http://www.gamepro.com/article/featu...ary-simulator/ <------------------------------------( Full Article here )







That is great timing for them, just in time for x79 Ivy bridge, Sandy Bridge E and Nvidia Kepler graphics cards.
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Wait is this going to be released to the public
    
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Why dosent the military just use ArmA?

cool news nonetheless, i hope they release a public version.
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cool.. but that doesn't look too good xD But hey.. they shouldn't over invest with high end rigs me thinks
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Is R.U.S.E. not enough for them? We all know it's about strategery!
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this is cool
    
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I wonder if they will use Directx11.
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Wait is this going to be released to the public
No it will not.
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I wonder if they will use Directx11.
I think for now it will be DX 11 but by 2012 I think that they will use DX 12.
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